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Sorry, the application deadline for this position was 11/30/2021

Reference Number: 000001577
Posted Date: 11/25/2021
Closing Date: 11/30/2021

Department: Microbiology TIBDN
Position: Research Coordinator II


 
 

POSITION TITLE Research Coordinator II
DEPARTMENT Microbiology TIBDN
EMPLOYMENT TYPE Casual
HOURS OF WORK Varies
EMPLOYEE GROUP  Non Union
REPORTS TO  Principal Investigator

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute of Mount Sinai Hospital, a University of Toronto affiliated research centre, is one of the world's leading centres in biomedical research.  With ground-breaking discoveries in research areas such as diabetes, genetic disorders, cancer and women’s and infants’ health, the Institute is committed to excellence in health research and the training of young investigators.  Strong partnerships with the clinical programs of Mount Sinai Hospital ensure that scientific knowledge is used to promote human health.  Your significant contributions will assist in maintaining our momentum in advancing our research.

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Research Coordinator II assists the Study Investigators and Research Associates with all phases of research in strict compliance with the protocols, laws, regulations, policies, guidelines, and procedures. The Research Coordinator, is integral to communication with participants, research staff, and investigators, keeps the project on schedule, ensures that resources are available, and maintains accurate documentation of study information (electronic, paper-based, and physical samples and specimens).

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1.  Plan, implement, and coordinate all aspects of study as outlined in protocol, following applicable guidelines and legislation, within timeline and budget
  2. Recruit participants, including development of promotional strategies and material to encourage participation and ongoing participation in studies
  3. Screen, consent, and complete documentation for eligible participants
  4. Collect, process, and assist in the compilation, verification, maintenance, and archiving of all research data including designing and maintaining participant folders, databases, data collection forms, and error checking methods
  5. Develop and maintain accurate records of all participants and their progress during the trial, including eligibility, recruitment, sample collections, withdrawal, and results of tests, adverse events, and other relevant information
  6. Collect, process, and deliver samples for laboratory testing from all sites
  7. Collect, label, and manage storage of specimens at central site
  8. Coordinate specimen storage, retrieval, and shipment of specimens from all sites
  9. Collect blood samples (if qualified)
  10. Provide feedback to participants and research staff and arrange follow-up, as required
  11. Communicate with investigators, site coordinators, and research associates regarding progress and potential or ongoing issues; provide recommendations for change
  12. Monitor and maintain adequate resources (e.g., study packages, blood sampling equipment)
  13. Complete and maintain applications and documentation for Research Ethics Boards, Health Canada, and/or sponsors
  14. Follow privacy standards and research ethics board policies and requirements
  15. Attend relevant study, unit, and departmental meetings

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:

The ideal candidate must have the following:

  • Bachelor’s or Master's degree with 5 years of experience
  • CRA designation or equivalent experience
  • Good understanding of medical terminology and research methods
  • Excellent problem-solving and negotiating skills
  • Ability to understand and follow scientific research protocol and procedure, and complex, detailed technical instructions
  • Superior interpersonal skills
  • Highly proficient with MS Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint, email, internet
  • Skilled in the use of computerized systems and databases
  • Advanced understanding of data management processes
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Ability to work well as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Ability to maintain quality, safety, and infection control standards
  • Ability to perform phlebotomy is beneficial, but not required

In accordance with Institute’s policy and legislated health and safety requirements, employment is conditional upon the verification of credentials, completion of a health review, and demonstrating proof of immunity and vaccination status of vaccine-preventable diseases. Successful candidates will be required to provide two (2) written reference letters from their former employer(s)/supervisor(s)

 

In accordance with Institute's policy and legislated health and safety requirements, employment is conditional upon the verification of credentials, completion of a health review, and demonstrating proof of immunity and vaccination status of vaccine-preventable diseases. All employees and affiliates will follow safe work practices and comply with health and safety policies, procedures, and training. Successful candidates will be required to provide two (2) written reference letters from their former employer(s)/supervisor(s).

To ensure the safety and wellbeing of all our people and patients, Sinai Health has made it a priority to support everyone in getting vaccinated against COVID-19. Consistent with this, our Staff Immunization & Surveillance Policy was recently updated to include the requirement for full vaccination – currently defined as receiving two doses and serving a 14-day waiting period following the second dose – in order to be able to work at Sinai Health. To be compliant with our updated Policy, you must provide proof of dual COVID-19 vaccination, as indicated on the Prospective Immunization and Surveillance Policy Information Sheet, in order to be eligible for employment at Sinai Health. If you believe you are one of the very few people who may require an exemption from vaccination, supporting medical information must be submitted to our Occupational Health department, who will review and assess.

We are a fully committed to fairness and equity in employment and our recruitment and selection practices. We encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, people with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, members of racialized groups, women and any others who may contribute to the further diversification of our Sinai Health community. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under our Access for People with Disabilities policy. Applicants need to make their requirements known in advance.


 

 

Posting open until November 30, 2021. We thank all candidates for applying. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Hours: Varies ( Casual position)

Contact Name: Online
Contact Email: Online
Contact Phone: Online
Contact Fax: Online

 

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